The new European driving licence card will start to be introduced from to be introduced from 2012
.( If they manage to clear all questions around it till then ) - They still have to determine what data each state puts on it, if it goes over the minimum planned).NB. It is not a must! Only from 2033!
It is supposed also to simply collecting fines from non-residents. If that is the case, it may well be nobody's interest ( if you travel by car outside France ) to get the new card quick!French Link: IciEnglish Google Translation
( can be quite approximate or even wrong): Here
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